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Heat fans ecstatic about Justise Winslow pick

Heat fans ecstatic about Justise Winslow pick

The applause began well before the pick was even made. The estimated 5,000 fans at AmericanAirlines Arena to watch Thursday's NBA draft began to cheer the moment the Charlotte Hornets selected Frank Kaminsky out of Wisconsin at No. 9. At that point, they knew it was obvious. The arena erupted in cheers when it was announced the Heat chose Duke's Justise Winslow with the 10th pick. Winslow played just one season in college, helping lead the Blue Devils to the national title. He averaged 12.6 points and 6.5 rebounds and shot 48 percent from the field. "He's a great player," said Sam Martinez, 14, of Miami. "He plays great offense, great defense. I think...

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